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Object Name Glasses, Field
Catalog Number 0985.01.00045
Description Binocular optic device, with enameled black brass fittings covered in black leather. No markings/inscriptions. No case.
Material Metal/Glass
Dimensions W-4.25 L-3.75 D-1.875 inches
Owned unidentified Union officer
Event Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Provenance The field glasses were taken from the body of a Union officer killed at the Battle of Shiloh.
People unidentified Union officer
Search Terms Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Optical devices
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties